Summertime Meals with Herbs

For the past few months I’ve been doing classes and workshops on cooking with herbs, and the question I hear most often, usually expressed in plaintive tones, is this: “I just don’t know how to cook with herbs. I don’t know what goes with what.”

A reasonable question, to be sure. But the answer is very simple: Taste it! The whole trick to cooking with herbs is to learn what they taste like, and then use your good cook’s sensibilities to imagine what kind of dish would be enhanced by that flavor.

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